Most Westerners in Taiwan don't see themselves as "immigrants" but rather as "expatriates", i.e., sooner or later they will return to their own country.
formosa wrote: I notice most longerms in Taiwan still hold on dearly to their native passports, so they are not immigrants. The only real "intending immigrant" here in Dan Jacobson I guess because he relaly wants to become a taiwnese national but the government won't let him.
Even these long term missionaries here never give up their western passports, even though they talk in terms of "our Taiwan" and "we Taiwanese" but they are not really Taiwanese, just love Taiwan alot and have settled here as long time expats.
How is the government not letting him do this?
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the means by which they are accomplished, the persons they
appear intended to intimidate or coerce, or the locale in which
their perpetrators operate or seek asylum;
(2) the term ''national of the United States'' has the meaning
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